Celebrate Juneteenth 2020 With Gardening and Black Owned Brands

Celebrating Juneteenth through gardening is a great way for American Descendants of Slaves (ADOS) to remember and honor their African roots and ancestors.  Gardening (i.e., the cultivation of plants), has played a key role in the survival of ADOS.  First, enslaved Africans came to the United States with root vegetable gardening skills.  Second, slaves were…Read more »

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Reflect, and Advance

Photo Credit: Wikipedia – Juneteenth Emancipation Day, June 19, 1900, Texas Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of slavery.  The specific date, June 19 commemorates when word that slavery was abolished reached Texas, years after the Emancipation Proclamation.  Since that time, Juneteenth has become an official state holiday in Texas and is celebrated across…Read more »